The table below looks at the statistics for the Infrastructure Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Rank 922 977 967
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Operations Engineer 26 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.007% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.007% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 19
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,200 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+48.64% -5.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Infrastructure Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer within the UK.

Infrastructure Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Infrastructure Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 26 £47,500 +21.79%
South East - 10 £55,000 -
Surrey - 10 £55,000 -
Egham - 9 £55,000 -
London +20 8 £41,500 -20.95%
East of England - 6 £45,000 -
Essex - 4 £45,000 -
City of London - 4 £43,250 -
Saffron Walden - 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
Woking - 1 £37,500 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (58.21%) Linux
2 38 (56.72%) Cisco
3 34 (50.75%) Windows
4 30 (44.78%) VMware
5 25 (37.31%) Python
5 25 (37.31%) Perl
5 25 (37.31%) Red Hat
5 25 (37.31%) Windows Server
6 24 (35.82%) MySQL
7 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
8 20 (29.85%) Firewall
9 19 (28.36%) ITSM
9 19 (28.36%) Oracle
10 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
11 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
11 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
11 17 (25.37%) Apache
12 16 (23.88%) CentOS
13 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
13 15 (22.39%) Internet
14 14 (20.90%) SAN
14 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (19.40%) vSphere
15 13 (19.40%) HP
15 13 (19.40%) DNS
15 13 (19.40%) ITIL
16 12 (17.91%) Degree
16 12 (17.91%) SQL
16 12 (17.91%) NetApp

Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Infrastructure Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.37%) Apache
2 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.94%) IIS
4 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.97%) CMS
6 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.99%) Jetty
7 2 (2.99%) nginx
8 1 (1.49%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) Firewall
2 15 (22.39%) Internet
3 14 (20.90%) SAN
4 13 (19.40%) DNS
5 8 (11.94%) DHCP
6 7 (10.45%) LAN
6 7 (10.45%) WAN
7 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.99%) HTTP
10 1 (1.49%) Broadband
10 1 (1.49%) NAS
10 1 (1.49%) Network Security
10 1 (1.49%) VoIP
10 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) MySQL
2 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.93%) Informix
3 10 (14.93%) MongoDB
4 9 (13.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (10.45%) Firebird
6 2 (2.99%) Big Data
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Hudson
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.43%) Back Office
2 7 (10.45%) Electronics
2 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Games
4 4 (5.97%) Local Government
5 2 (2.99%) Finance
5 2 (2.99%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) LAMP
2 2 (2.99%) ELK Stack
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.43%) IBM XIV
3 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) NHS
3 4 (5.97%) Replication
3 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Linux
2 34 (50.75%) Windows
3 25 (37.31%) Windows Server
4 16 (23.88%) CentOS
5 10 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.94%) Unix
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITSM
2 13 (19.40%) ITIL
3 9 (13.43%) Incident Management
3 9 (13.43%) Load Balancing
3 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (11.94%) ITIL V3
5 7 (10.45%) DevOps
6 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.97%) Change Management
7 4 (5.97%) Content Management
7 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.48%) Server Building
8 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (2.99%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Perl
1 25 (37.31%) Python
2 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) Ruby
5 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (10.45%) CCDE
3 7 (10.45%) CCIE
3 7 (10.45%) CCNP
3 7 (10.45%) CCSP
3 7 (10.45%) CISSP
3 7 (10.45%) MCSE
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.97%) MCSA
5 3 (4.48%) MCP
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.40%) vSphere
4 4 (5.97%) Docker
4 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.97%) XenServer
5 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.99%) Firmware
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (16.42%) Graphite
3 10 (14.93%) Nagios
3 10 (14.93%) Salt
4 9 (13.43%) Grafana
4 9 (13.43%) Opsview
5 8 (11.94%) Puppet
5 8 (11.94%) SCCM
6 3 (4.48%) SCOM
7 2 (2.99%) Cacti
8 1 (1.49%) Ansible
8 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Cisco
2 30 (44.78%) VMware
3 25 (37.31%) Red Hat
4 19 (28.36%) Oracle
5 13 (19.40%) HP
6 12 (17.91%) NetApp
7 11 (16.42%) Citrix
8 10 (14.93%) F5
9 9 (13.43%) IBM
9 9 (13.43%) Juniper
10 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
10 7 (10.45%) Symantec
11 5 (7.46%) Veeam
12 4 (5.97%) Dell
12 4 (5.97%) Riverbed
13 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint